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Contact Information:

Department of Plant Pathology
The University of Arizona
Forbes Building, 204
PO Box 210036
Tucson, AZ 85721-0036
Phone: (520) 621-1828
Fax: (520) 621-9290
Email: claudiaj@u.arizona.edu
Web: External Link Department Homepage

General Information:

PL P Course Descriptions

Faculty Members

The Department of Plant Pathology is in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Degrees, Majors, Minors and Options:

Graduate Degrees -- consult the Graduate Catalog or department office for details.

  • Master of Science (M.S.)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Major and Degrees

  • Plant Pathology (M.S., Ph.D.)
Subject area specialties within the department include mycology, nematology, virology, microbiology and epidemiology. Research programs within these specialties emphasize basic and applied research in the areas of plant-microbe interactions and include pathogenic, symbiotic and beneficial interaction. These research programs include studies at the molecular, cellular, organismal and ecosystem level and a number of programs emphasize rhizosphere interactions.

Applicants to the department should have a bachelor's degree and a solid background in biology, biochemistry, botany, molecular biology or microbiology and must submit scores on the tests of the Graduate Record Examination to the department. Additional information and requirements for the graduate program can be obtained by directly contacting the department.

For more information contact the department office listed above.


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